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  • 06/22/19--13:36: Atoms for Peace
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    Penn State in 1955 became the first university licensed by the Atomic Energy Commission to operate a nuclear reactor as part of U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower's "Atoms for Peace" program. Named for Wm. Breazeale, Penn . . .

    (Education • Peace • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--13:52: Avenida 5 de Mayo No. 132-A
  • , Mexico.
    Vivienda estilo Anglo Caribeño Patrimonio Cultural de Quintana Roo Av. 5 de Mayo #132-A Centro Histórico / C.P. 7090 Lic. Roberto Borge Angulo Gobernador Constitucional del Estado Libre y Soberano de Quintana Roo Lic. . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--13:52: We Are Penn State
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    From a thunderous chant at a sporting event to a personal greeting on a street in foreign land, We are... Penn State is recognized as a reflection of the pride, spirit and loyalty of past, present and future Penn Staters. . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--13:55: A Priceless Gift
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado.
    In 1879, General William Jackson Palmer, founder of Colorado Springs, convinced his friend Charles Elliot Perkins to purchase land in Garden of the Gods. Perkins eventually bought a total of 480 spectacular acres surrounding . . .

    (Natural Features • Notable Places • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--14:04: Isaac Shelby (1750-1826)
  • Bristol, Tennessee.
    Colonel Isaac Shelby was a leader of frontier American forces resisting British rule. British officer Patrick Ferguson was aware of Shelby's presence in the area and sent out a warning, if the rebels did not desist in their . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--14:11: USS Pennsylvania
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    The Battleship USS Pennsylvania (BB-38), was commissioned in 1916 as the second ship named after the state and quickly became the flagship of the U.S. Atlantic fleet. With a displacement of 32,600 tons, a length of 608 feet, . . .

    (Education • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--14:17: Student Section
  • State College, Pennsylvania.
    With its team in a rare slump, 20,000 students wore white as a show of strength when their Nittany Lions played Purdue on October 9, 2004. The unified student section began a transformation of the game day atmosphere into a . . .

    (Education • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    K’atunes o Periodos de la Historia El pueblo maya organizó la cuenta del tiempo en períodos de 20 años llamados k’atunes los cuales comenzaban la cuenta del tiempo con el inicio del año nuevo maya; el 16 de julio del . . .

    (Anthropology • Native Americans • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--14:24: Honor Roll
  • Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania.
    . . .

    (War, World I) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--14:27: The Dick Schoolhouse
  • near Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania.
    The Dick Schoolhouse built in the period 1830 - 32 by early settlers in Morrisons Cove as a subscription school

    (Education) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--14:39: Everett Area Honor Roll
  • Everett, Pennsylvania.
    Everett Area Honor Roll

    (Military) Includes location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Fundación de Bacalar Prehispánico El poblado de Bacalar se fundó cuando los Itzaes, un grupo de hombres portadores de la cultura maya y procedentes del Peten Guatemalteco, llegaron a la Laguna de Bacalar (hoy conocida como . . .

    (Man-Made Features • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--14:44: Everett Veterans Memorial
  • Everett, Pennsylvania.
    [Center plaque:] To those who served our country in time of war ? ? ? They gave their today for our tomorrow [Left plaque] In loving memory of all Rebekahs and Odd Fellows [Right plaque] In memory of Improved Order . . .

    (Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--16:33: Derek Walcott Square
  • , Saint Lucia.
    Derek Walcott Square This square was renamed 'Derek Walcott Square' on 23rd January 1993 to commemorate the award of Nobel Prize for Literature to Mr. Walcott in 1992. Derek Walcott, poet, painter and playwright was born in . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Bristol, Tennessee.
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

    (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/22/19--22:29: Daniel Boone Trail
  • Gate City, Virginia.
    Daniel Boone Trail, from North Carolina through Virginia to Kentucky, marked by the Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution

    (Exploration • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Gate City, Virginia.
    Dedicated to the Confederate Soldiers of Scott County by the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Let not ignorance of fact or time overshadow their acts of patriotism, bravery, and courage for Virginia and the Confederacy. . . .

    (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/23/19--00:08: Vance Klondike Derby
  • Bristol, Virginia.
    Bristol resident J.C. Vance pioneered the concept of a Klondike Derby as a Scouting event in Bristol, Virginia, in 1968, and with his brother, Albert J. Vance, successfully launched the first event in 1970. Shortly before . . .

    (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/23/19--06:49: Blue & White Garden
  • Canandaigua, New York.
    The Blue & White Garden was also called the “Intimate Garden” by Mary Clark Thompson. Constructed in 1912, it was the first of three garden rooms designed by Mary Clark Thompson’s landscape architect John Handrahan and was . . .

    (Architecture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 06/23/19--07:00: Pansey Garden
  • Canandaigua, New York.
    The 60-foot by 60-foot Pansy Garden was designed in 1913 by landscape architect John Handrahan. It was the second of three garden rooms he created near the mansion between 1911 and 1916 for Mark Clark Thompson. Visitors . . .

    (Architecture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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